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USS <i>Fitzgerald</i> Officer Pleads Guilty in Collision Role
May 10, 2018
USS Fitzgerald Officer Pleads Guilty in Collision Role
Junior officer admits dereliction of duty in court martial plea deal.
USS Fitzgerald Officer Pleads Guilty in Collision Role
USS <i>Fitzgerald</i> and USS <i>John S. McCain</i> Officers to Face Criminal Charges for Deadly Collisions
January 18, 2018
USS Fitzgerald and USS John S. McCain Officers to Face Criminal Charges for Deadly Collisions
Five officers may be tried for dereliction, hazarding a vessel, and negligent homicide.
USS Fitzgerald and USS John S. McCain Officers to Face Criminal Charges for Deadly Collisions
USS <i>Fitzgerald</i> Returns to Yokosuka to Repair New Damage
November 28, 2017
USS Fitzgerald Returns to Yokosuka to Repair New Damage
The destroyer’s hull was punctured while loading onto a heavy lift ship for transport to United States for repairs.
USS Fitzgerald Returns to Yokosuka to Repair New Damage
US Navy Reports on Collisions in Pacific – the USS <i>Fitzgerald</i>
November 13, 2017
US Navy Reports on Collisions in Pacific – the USS Fitzgerald
Poor judgement, neglect of procedures preceded deadly collision.
US Navy Reports on Collisions in Pacific – the USS Fitzgerald
USS <i>John S. McCain</i>  Returning to Japan to be Repaired
October 05, 2017
USS John S. McCain Returning to Japan to be Repaired
Damaged U.S. destroyer departed Singapore for U.S. base in Yokosuka.
USS John S. McCain Returning to Japan to be Repaired
Firings, Reforms Follow US Navy Mishaps in Pacific Fleet
September 26, 2017
Firings, Reforms Follow US Navy Mishaps in Pacific Fleet
New policies and new commanders while collision investigations continue.
Firings, Reforms Follow US Navy Mishaps in Pacific Fleet
US Navy Dismisses Head of 7th Fleet Following Destroyer Collision
August 24, 2017
US Navy Dismisses Head of 7th Fleet Following Destroyer Collision
The U.S. Navy has dismissed the commander of its 7th Fleet from duty, following the second deadly ship collision in less than three months.
US Navy Dismisses Head of 7th Fleet Following Destroyer Collision
USS <i>Fitzgerald</i> Leadership Removed, Details of Collision Aftermath Released
August 21, 2017
USS Fitzgerald Leadership Removed, Details of Collision Aftermath Released
Preliminary report reveals actions of sailors to escape, control flooding.
USS Fitzgerald Leadership Removed, Details of Collision Aftermath Released
The Crash of the USS <i>Fitzgerald</i>: What Happened and What Comes Next?
June 20, 2017
The Crash of the USS Fitzgerald: What Happened and What Comes Next?
Japan-based destroyer suffers massive damage, highlights dangers of operating at sea.
The Crash of the USS Fitzgerald: What Happened and What Comes Next?
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